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Minutemen Protest Outside Senator’s Office

By Hatewatch Staff on May 29, 2007 - 3:17 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Mohave County Minutemen spent Monday in Phoenix, protesting outside Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl’s office. The Phoenix Republican has been instrumental in forging an agreement with Democrats like Sen. Edward Kennedy on new immigration legislation, which detractors consider a pro-amnesty bill for illegal immigrants.

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Men Randomly Target Mexicans, Kill Peruvian by Mistake

By Hatewatch Staff on May 29, 2007 - 3:16 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The last of five defendants charged in the beating death of a man targeted for a robbery because his attackers thought he was Mexican pleaded guilty yesterday in Westchester County Court.

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Minuteman Leaders Purged

By Hatewatch Staff on May 29, 2007 - 3:13 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The top leaders of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps have been terminated by the group’s president, Chris Simcox, for requesting a meeting to discuss a lack of financial accountability by the organization’s leadership.

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CNN’s Lou Dobbs Spreads Anti-Immigrant Hysteria

By Hatewatch Staff on May 29, 2007 - 3:07 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Immigration is a complex subject – one that deserves a robust, democratic debate. But there is no room for demagoguery that poisons the discussion with falsehoods and encourages bigotry and racist extremism. That’s why the Southern Poverty Law Center is challenging CNN anchor Lou Dobbs to report accurately on this volatile issue and why we wrote an open letter to CNN about his reporting.

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Minutemen Rally for Stricter Driver’s License Regulations

By Hatewatch Staff on May 22, 2007 - 3:27 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

About 40 people rallied Saturday in South Salem in support of setting stricter rules on how the state issues driver’s licenses.

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County Attorney Threatened for Prosecuting Border Patrol Agent

By Hatewatch Staff on May 22, 2007 - 3:25 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Cochise County attorney Ed Rheinheimer is facing threatening consequences for holding a local Border Patrol agent responsible for murder.

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Minuteman Project Denies Involvement in Kidnapping

By Hatewatch Staff on May 22, 2007 - 3:23 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Day-laborer activists on Wednesday called on authorities to conduct a full investigation into the alleged kidnapping of three workers last week.

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FBI Monitors Rise of Anti-Immigration Extremism

By Hatewatch Staff on May 22, 2007 - 3:20 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Carl D. Wynn Jr., who last fall posed as a U.S. border agent and wrongly suggested that a Little Rock construction company had hired illegal immigrants, has come to symbolize how the divisive immigration debate can progress from legal expressions of opposition to offensive action.

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Border Minefield Advocate Disrupts City Council Meeting

By Hatewatch Staff on May 15, 2007 - 5:20 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Until Monday night, J.T. Ready hadn’t been seen much around Mesa City Hall in more than a year. […]

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Save Our State Returns to Baldwin Park

By Hatewatch Staff on May 15, 2007 - 5:17 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

More than 300 boisterous protesters, chanting and carrying signs, faced off across Maine Avenue Saturday over the issue of illegal immigration. […]

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